Robins & Morton Awarded EPC Power Project for Louisiana Energy and Power Authority
Birmingham, AL – Robins & Morton announced that it has signed a contract with the Louisiana Energy and Power Authority (LEPA) to provide engineering, procurement and construction services for a 64 megawatt Combined Cycle Power Plant in Morgan City, LA.
“This project is of significant importance for Robins & Morton and our Power & Industrial Division,” said Bryson Edmonds, Sr. Vice President Robins & Morton. “It allows us to expand our power footprint into Louisiana and be a partner with LEPA to continue to serve its customers by providing reliable electricity. Our commitment to safety excellence, client satisfaction, excellence in construction, and providing the best environment for our employees cultivates a culture that makes Robins & Morton a trusted design and construction partner to our clients.”
“This new project is of paramount importance to LEPA and the six Louisiana Municipalities that will economically benefit from its construction.” said Cordell Grand, General Manager for LEPA. “We are confident partnering with Robins & Morton will help us achieve those benefits.”
The project includes a GE LM6000 Gas Turbine Generator, Victory Heat Recovery Steam Generator and a Siemens Steam Turbine Generator. Robins & Morton is partnering with Power Engineers, out of Haley, ID, who will provide design engineering services. Robins & Morton will provide all procurement, construction, and commissioning services. The project will add approximately 120 construction jobs over a 16 month period.
About Robins & Morton
Founded in 1946, Robins & Morton is a privately held engineering and construction firm that consistently ranks among the 100 largest U.S. contractors in Engineering News-Record Magazine. The company has also been named one of the best mid-sized companies to work for in America because of its worker-friendly and family-friendly practices. Robins & Morton is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, with offices in Dallas, Tex; Huntsville, Ala.; Orlando, Fla.; Nashville, Tenn.; Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham, N.C. For more information, visit www.robinsmorton.com.